500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Abhayaranya Rishikesh Yoga Village

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500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Abhayaranya Rishikesh Yoga Village

Patna water-fall, Neelkanth Temple Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - 249304, India

Experience Schedule

21 Oct - 14 Dec 2019 |

Experience Overview

The 500 hour yoga teacher training course is an advanced course designed to strengthen the basic skills and then help a participant to become a registered yoga teacher. The ancient practice of yoga has been transmitted through time immemorial with the single objective of forming a union between the individual human and the entire cosmos. While the science and methods of yoga diversifies into multiple disciplines and philosophies, each one ultimately leads to the same goal. The study of the Yoga Sutras in the spiritually inclined ambience of the ashram, provide the students with the thorough knowledge about the ethos of yoga.

The course is designed on a disciplined basis with the daily training and practice sessions. To inculcate the right spirit of yoga in a student some basic conducts based on the yama and niyama outlined by Maharshi Patanjali are practiced in the centre.

Activities are planned in line with the daily code of conduct and seasonal code of conduct. Focus is given on the therapeutic values of yoga and the effectiveness of asanas and pranayams in curing various diseases and ailments. The teachers share and discuss their own experiences to provide a clearer perspective about each topic.The Abhayaranya Rishikesh Yogpeeth takes special attention in providing the students with insight into swara yoga, meditation techniques and identifying the body types of individuals to select the yogic practice best suited for them.

The ethical guidelines for creating an ideal student teacher relationship is also discussed in this period along with practical teaching sessions. There are discussions and corrective sessions to make the practices an integral part of the student’s life. This course of hatha yoga teacher training in India is a genuine self transforming experience for all participants.

Smoking and consumption of alcohol are not permitted during the courses.

Experience Highlights

  • 500hrs Yoga Teacher Training Course
  • 55 Days Accommodation
  • 3 Vegetarian Meals Daily
  • All course books and material
  • RYT 500 - Yoga Alliance Certificate


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About the center

Abhayaranya Rishikesh Yoga Village & Yoga Retreat Rishikesh India

Founded in 2006

Nestled in a pristine corner at the foothills of the majestic Himalayas and on the banks of the holy river Ganges, the Abhayaranya-Rishikesh Yogpeeth is a yoga school dedicated to spread around the true essence of yoga. Registered with the Yoga Alliance USA, the school provides the perfect environment to learn about the ancient science of hatha yoga in the place of its origin.

The peaceful ambience of this yoga school in Rishikesh and the specially crafted programs will give the visitors the unique taste of life in a yogic ashram. Every teacher is supremely skilled and devoted in transmitting the yogic lessons in their traditional form along with sessions of guided meditations and chants. The yoga teacher training courses conducted here are designed in levels to accommodate each type of student and to guide them towards a spiritual journey.

The delicious satvik food served in the Yogpeeth is prepared to keep the visitors healthy and activities like rafting and trekking are incorporated in the various programmes to make the entire experience more wholesome. This is the perfect place to start a life-transforming journey to explore the path of yoga.

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Accommodation Overview

Rishikesh Yogpeeth has four budget hotels and an ashram for accommodating the visitors and students with both private and double room facilities. All rooms have attached bathrooms with 24-hour water supply and regular supply of hot water, twice in a day. The aesthetically designed Mahatma Yoga Ashram is scenically located beside the Ganges and acts as the venue for the yoga retreats and the beginner’s courses in hatha yoga.

What is Included

  • 500hrs Yoga Teacher Training Course
  • 55 Days Accommodation
  • 3 Vegetarian Meals Daily
  • All course books and material
  • RYT 500 - Yoga Alliance Certificate

What is not Included

  • Pickup and Drop
  • Flights and Visas
  • Personal Expenses

Cancellation Policy

All aspirants are advised to carefully consider the time and resources required for the course before forwarding the application for the teacher training course. The deposit submitted with the application is not refundable. However, in case of emergencies and other unavoidable exigencies the Yoga Peeth at its discretion permits students to go for any other scheduled course until Jan. 2017 We therefore recommend that all applicants carefully examine their upcoming obligations so that they may be able to devote their full attention to the teacher training program.